3 hours ago

#OnThisDay in 1930, groundbreaking ceremonies...

#OnThisDay in 1930, groundbreaking ceremonies for Philly's own Franklin Institute were held! The Classical Revival building was finished in 1931 and hosts one of the oldest science musuems in the United States!

    Center in the Park
    OnThisDay in 1930, groundbreaking ceremonies for Philly's own Franklin Institute were held! The Classical Revival building was finished in 1931 and hosts one of the oldest science musuems in the...
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7 hours ago

Did you know Harriet Tubman helped escort nea...

Did you know Harriet Tubman helped escort nearly 300 people to safety and freedom on the underground railroad? Learn even more on our Harriet Tubman tour, August 16th. Contact the program office at 215-848-7722 for more details!

9 hours ago

Come with CIP to see the Broadway Play Iceman...

Come with CIP to see the Broadway Play Iceman Cometh starring Denzel Washington on Saturday, June 30. Hurry only a couple of seats left! Call the program office at 215-848-7722 ext. 225 to reserve your seat!

    Center in the Park
    Come with CIP to see the Broadway Play Iceman Cometh starring Denzel Washington on Saturday, June 30. Hurry only a couple of seats left! Call the program office at 215-848-7722 ext. 225 to reserve...
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16 hours ago

27 hours ago

#OnThisDay in 1930, groundbreaking ceremonies...

#OnThisDay in 1930, groundbreaking ceremonies for Philly's own Franklin Institute were held! The Classical Revival building was finished in 1931 and hosts one of the oldest science museums in the United States!

    Center in the Park
    OnThisDay in 1930, groundbreaking ceremonies for Philly's own Franklin Institute were held! The Classical Revival building was finished in 1931 and hosts one of the oldest science museums in the...
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31 hours ago

Interested in volunteering at Center in the P...

Interested in volunteering at Center in the Park? You can apply online, check out our website!

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

2 days ago

Not a member of Center in the Park yet? You c...

Not a member of Center in the Park yet? You can join online using our website!

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

2 days ago

Elder Abuse Awareness

Elder Abuse Awareness

    Lynn Harris on Twitter
    @CenterinthePark https://t.co/MI7BRMpHlf
    http://twitter.com

2 days ago

Center in the Park shared Aging Mastery Progr...

Aging Mastery @centerinthepark

    Shining a Spotlight on Elder Abuse | NCOA
    June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - an important annual event that spotlights a devastating daily occurrence for millions of older adults. According to the World Health Organization, about 1 in 6 older people experienced some form of abuse in the past year. Too often, elder abuse goes unreported and untreated.
    https://www.ncoa.org

2 days ago

Center in the Park added 3 new photos.

Thank you to our partners and sponsors who made Balancing Dollar$ and Sen$e the success that it was today @Center in the Park #elderabuseawarenessday

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park added a new photo.
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3 days ago

#OnThisDay in 1752, Benjamin Franklin tied a ...

#OnThisDay in 1752, Benjamin Franklin tied a key to a kite during a lightning storm in order to prove the relationship between electricity and lightning.

    Center in the Park
    OnThisDay in 1752, Benjamin Franklin tied a key to a kite during a lightning storm in order to prove the relationship between electricity and lightning.
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3 days ago

Did you know you can receive a discount on yo...

Did you know you can receive a discount on your auto insurance just by taking a class at Center in the Park? With the AARP Driving Insurance - One Day Refresher Course, you could pay less and know more! Contact info@centerinthepark.org or stop by the program office for more information!

    Center in the Park
    Did you know you can receive a discount on your auto insurance just by taking a class at Center in the Park? With the AARP Driving Insurance - One Day Refresher Course, you could pay less and know...
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3 days ago

4 days ago

#OnThisDay in 1775, the US Army was establish...

#OnThisDay in 1775, the US Army was established by the Continental Congress. Happy Birthday!

    Center in the Park
    OnThisDay in 1775, the US Army was established by the Continental Congress. Happy Birthday!
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4 days ago

Center in the Park shared Solarize Philly's p...

    Solarize Philly
    Join the Philadelphia Energy Authority at the Center in the Park's annual Balancing Dollars & $en$e workshop. We'll be there talking about Solarize Philly: a group buying program to make the process...
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4 days ago

Do you or a friend need help becoming indepen...

Do you or a friend need help becoming independent again? You can get help from Center in the Park! Contact info@centerinthepark.org for more information!

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

5 days ago

#BornonthisDay in 1909 was Benny Goodman, Ame...

#BornonthisDay in 1909 was Benny Goodman, American Musician. Benny helped to elevate Jazz to one of America's highest art forms. Check out "Sing, Sing, Sing", one of his band's signature tunes:

    "SING, SING, SING" BY BENNY GOODMAN
    Writen by Louis Prima in 1935, This is not much of a song from WW2 but it is one of the most famous songs from the Big Band era
    https://www.youtube.com/

5 days ago

Center in the Park shared Go Mt. Airy's post....

Some awesome programs coming to Center in the Park! Check them out:

    Home Ownership
    The goal of these workshops is to provide homeowners with a strong foundation of knowledge before they begin the home purchase process. Prospective homeowners receive comprehensive information from experts about mortgage lending, credit and budgeting, real estate, home inspections, and available sources to help with down payment and closing costs.
    http://mtairyusa.org

5 days ago

Silver Sneakers is the nation's leading exerc...

Silver Sneakers is the nation's leading exercise program for older adults? Join us Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8am-9am or 9am-10am to get in shape and have fun doing it!

    Center in the Park
    Silver Sneakers is the nation's leading exercise program for older adults? Join us Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8am-9am or 9am-10am to get in shape and have fun doing it!
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

6 days ago

Did you know today is National Call Your Doct...

Did you know today is National Call Your Doctor Day? Nearly 83% of Americans delay or forgo preventative treatment, don't let a simple problem become a big one! Call and schedule an appointment today!

    Center in the Park
    Did you know today is National Call Your Doctor Day? Nearly 83% of Americans delay or forgo preventative treatment, don't let a simple problem become a big one! Call and schedule an appointment today!
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Did you know making a Vision Board can help y...

Did you know making a Vision Board can help you achieve your goals? Learn more during our International Vision Board Party, on June 25th at 10am!

    Center in the Park
    Did you know making a Vision Board can help you achieve your goals? Learn more during our International Vision Board Party, on June 25th at 10am!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

Historic RittenhouseTown updated their cover ...

    Historic RittenhouseTown
    Historic RittenhouseTown updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

Historic RittenhouseTown updated their profil...

    Historic RittenhouseTown
    Historic RittenhouseTown updated their profile picture.
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Jun 11

#BornonthisDay in 1924 was Jacques Cousteau, ...

#BornonthisDay in 1924 was Jacques Cousteau, French Ocean Explorer and Engineer! Check out his 1968 documentary "Secrets of the Sunken Caves", narrated by The Twilight Zone's Rod Serling:

    Secrets of the Sunken Caves - The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau
    Uploaded by furry plankton on 2014-04-24.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Jun 11

Center in the Park is with Laura Pizzi.

Dr Laura Pizzi sharing info about the vaccination project/study at CIP . . . With DRIVE Interns @ Thomas Jefferson Univ.

    Center in the Park
    Dr Laura Pizzi sharing info about the vaccination project/study at CIP . . . With DRIVE Interns @ Thomas Jefferson Univ.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

Center in the Park added 2 new photos — with ...

Fatima, CIP's Health Promotion/Research Coordinator presenting to DRIVE Interns @ Thomas Jefferson University!

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park added a new photo - with Park SeniorCenter.
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Jun 11

Need to get out of the city? Come join us on ...

Need to get out of the city? Come join us on a trip to Ladore Lodge, in the northern Pocono mountains. There'll be chances for boat rides, fishing, and even a talent show! Reserve your spot today!

    Center in the Park
    Need to get out of the city? Come join us on a trip to Ladore Lodge, in the northern Pocono mountains. There'll be chances for boat rides, fishing, and even a talent show! Reserve your spot today!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

Center in the Park added 2 new photos.

Lynn and Fatima are at Thomas Jefferson Univ.-meeting with the DRIVE interns - students interested in healthcare professions and research - who will spend one day a week all summer at CIP . . . We're also with Dr. Casten, Dr. Rovner and Dr. Laura Pizzi.

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park added a new photo.
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Jun 10

Mayor Kenney schedule June 11, 2018

Where: Crystal Tea Room, 100 E. Penn Sq, Philadelphia, PA.

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Where: 249 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA.

    Mayor Kenney's Public Schedule for Monday
    12:00PM Mayor Kenney to Speak at John Wanamaker Athletic Awards Luncheon The Mayor will deliver remarks at this luncheon hosted by PHLCVB to honor local athletes, teams and sports organizations. Where: Crystal Tea Room, 100 E.
    https://mailchi.mp

Jun 10

Not a member of Center in the Park yet? You c...

Not a member of Center in the Park yet? You can join online using our website!

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

Jun 09

Have you signed up for the Balancing Dollars ...

Have you signed up for the Balancing Dollars and Sense workshop on June 15th? It's FREE if you register in advance, learn more on our website:

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

Jun 09

Jun 08

Did you know #OnThisDay in 1504, Michelangelo...

Did you know #OnThisDay in 1504, Michelangelo's David was installed in Florence, Italy. It was considered the ideal body during the Renaissance, and is one of the most visited statues in the world!

    Center in the Park
    Did you know #OnThisDay in 1504, Michelangelo's David was installed in Florence, Italy. It was considered the ideal body during the Renaissance, and is one of the most visited statues in the world!
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Jun 08

Want to master Facebook, Snapchat, and other ...

Want to master Facebook, Snapchat, and other cool apps? Sign up for CIP Tech Week, starting July 23rd! Sign up for individual workshops at the program office by calling 215-848-7722, ext. 225!

    Center in the Park
    Want to master Facebook, Snapchat, and other cool apps? Sign up for CIP Tech Week, starting July 23rd! Sign up for individual workshops at the program office by calling 215-848-7722, ext. 225!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 08

LAST CALL! 🍻 Historic RittenhouseTown's "Dri...

LAST CALL! 🍻 Historic RittenhouseTown's "Drink History!" event is TONIGHT at Wissahickon Brewing Company! Join us at 5pm and help raise critical funds for this important piece of #Philadelphia history! Get your tickets, see you tonight! >>> https://bit.ly/2sGyb4i

    Drink History!
    See what Historic Rittenhouse Town has on tap! One ticket includes: Two crafts beers (cider, juice, kombucha, and wine on tap also available and included) All-you-can-eat local small bites Fun games and contests alongside historical interpreters Enjoy an evening with friends and neighbors while raising critical funds to preserve and protect this important piece of Philadelphia history.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Jun 08

Center in the Park is with Lynn Fields Harris...

Lynn just turned over the NISC Executive Committee Chair's Gavel to Elizabeth Bernat of Lowcountry Senior Center . . . Here they are with Jim Firman, CEO of NCOA which supports NISC, the only national organization focused solely and specifically on senior center professionals and senior center excellence.

    Center in the Park
    Lynn just turned over the NISC Executive Committee Chair's Gavel to Elizabeth Bernat of Lowcountry Senior Center . . . Here they are with Jim Firman, CEO of NCOA which supports NISC, the only...
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Jun 08

Jun 07

#BornOnThisDay in 1958 was Prince, groundbrea...

#BornOnThisDay in 1958 was Prince, groundbreaking Musician. He's best known for the 1984 album Purple Rain! What's your favorite #Prince song?

    Prince - Purple Rain (Official Video)
    I do not own this video nor do I claim anything off it therefore I couldn't find the official video anywhere so here it is! Been listening to this song over the past couple of days and the day I wanted to see him live... He died...
    https://www.youtube.com/

Jun 07

Did you know that Center in the Park can help...

Did you know that Center in the Park can help you or a friend with your finances? Contact Center in the Park Housing Counselors at 215-848-7722 ext. 219 to schedule your appointment today!

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

Jun 07

"Drink History!" is tomorrow night at Wissahi...

"Drink History!" is tomorrow night at Wissahickon Brewing Company! 🍻 Please join us and support Historic RittenhouseTown's mission! >>> https://bit.ly/2sGyb4i We want to give a BIG THANK YOU to our generous sponsors who helped make this event possible! Gold: Jim Ballangee | Jane Cohen | Barbara Rittenhouse Silver: Finn Mechanical LLC, HVAC | Queenie's Pets Bronze: Christine Mathis, Coldwell Banker Hearthside, Realtors | Robert Shuman | Vault + Vine

    Drink History!
    See what Historic RittenhouseTown has on tap! One ticket includes: Two crafts beers (cider, juice, kombucha, and wine on tap also available and included) All-you-can-eat local small bites Fun games and contests alongside historical interpreters Enjoy an evening with friends and neighbors while raising critical funds to preserve and protect this important piece of Philadelphia history.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Jun 06

Center in the Park shared Aging Mastery Progr...

    How India's Fishermen Turn Ocean Plastic Into Roads
    This story is part of Planet or Plastic?-our multiyear effort to raise awareness about the global plastic waste crisis. Learn what you can do toreduce your own single-use plastics, andtake your pledge. Kadalamma -Mother Sea-that's what Xavier Peter calls the Arabian Sea. His own mother gave him life, but Kadalamma gave him purpose, a livelihood.
    https://news.nationalgeographic.com

Jun 06

At national conference . . . Lynn Fields Harr...

At national conference . . . Lynn Fields Harris says the conversation about aging must be reframed. #combatageism

    Center in the Park
    At national conference . . . Lynn Fields Harris says the conversation about aging must be reframed. #combatageism
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 06

#BornOnThisDay in 1939 was Marian Wright Edel...

#BornOnThisDay in 1939 was Marian Wright Edelman, American Lawyer and Activist. In 1964, she became the first African-American woman to pass the bar in Mississippi, and later founded the Children's Defense Fund. Learn more: http://www.childrensdefense.org/about/leadership/marian-wright-edelman/

    Center in the Park
    BornOnThisDay in 1939 was Marian Wright Edelman, American Lawyer and Activist. In 1964, she became the first African-American woman to pass the bar in Mississippi, and later founded the Children's...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 06

Want to join an incredible group of singers? ...

Want to join an incredible group of singers? Join Songsters Unlimited, new members are always welcome!

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

Jun 05

Did you know #OnThisDay in 1965, Edward H. Wh...

Did you know #OnThisDay in 1965, Edward H. White II became the first American to walk in space?

    Center in the Park
    Did you know #OnThisDay in 1965, Edward H. White II became the first American to walk in space?
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 05

Do you think the #Rittenhouse family enjoyed ...

Do you think the #Rittenhouse family enjoyed dumplings in the early 1700s? Probably not. But you can enjoy #cheesesteak dumplings from Humpty’s Dumplings this Friday at our fundraising event "Drink History!" at Wissahickon Brewing Company! Click for tickets now > https://goo.gl/hhf9Vc

    Drink History!
    See what Historic Rittenhouse Town has on tap! One ticket includes: Two crafts beers (cider, juice, kombucha, and wine on tap also available and included) All-you-can-eat local small bites Fun games and contests alongside historical interpreters Enjoy an evening with friends and neighbors while raising critical funds to preserve and protect this important piece of Philadelphia history.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Jun 05

Did you know yoga can help improve flexibilit...

Did you know yoga can help improve flexibility and strength? Join us today at 10:15 to get started!

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

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